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01 Dec 2023
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31 Mar 2024
Ask Me Anything: Inclusive Sport & Exercise
Virtual
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Do you have a question about sport or physical activity when it comes to things like adaptive equipment, advocacy, finding guides, funding, or even “how do I even get started?“ This new program serves to act as an outlet for your sport and physical activity inquiries, big and small! As the provincial sports lead, Ryan Van Praet has decades of knowledge and experience in the world of not only health and fitness education, but also as an athlete who has competed in many different sports on many different levels, having made many connections. Let Ryan leverage this knowledge and experience to help you! 

01 Dec 2023
to
31 Mar 2024
Ontario West Recreation Programs Monthly Newsletter
Virtual
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

This newsletter is for those interested in virtual or in person programs that are run specifically out of the Ontario West region.

01 Dec 2023
to
31 Mar 2024
EmpowerPlay – Ontario Sports & Physical Activity Newsletter
Virtual
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An illustration of a running shoe outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

The EmpowerPlay newsletter is an Ontario-wide sports and physical activity resource; designed to provide you with information and opportunities. This may include CNIB programs, a community program or activity, a video or audio piece of information to educate and empower; and more!

15 Jan 2024
9:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
Braille Quest – a fun braille literacy program!
Virtual
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An illustration of a braille book outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Braille Quest – a fun braille literacy program (with prizes!) Use your braille skills at home or school to complete fun challenges including crafts and creative writing! Do a few Braille Quest activities, or do them all! Do as many activities as you like from January 15 – March 15, 2024.

01 Mar 2024
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST
Yarnivores
Virtual
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Two hands hold knitting needles and knit a blue fabric.

Designed for knitters/advanced knitters to work on projects, learn from peers, and enjoy knitting fellowship. Yarnivores meets on Zoom every Friday from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

01 Mar 2024
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group
Virtual
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An illustration of a megaphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

This is a safe and supportive place for guide dog handlers from across the country to get together and chat. Share the joys and challenges of being a guide dog handler as well as tips to keep our guide dogs happy and engaged. The Guide Dog Handlers Chat Group meets on Zoom, biweekly on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

01 Mar 2024
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Sudbury Peer Group
Virtual
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A support group of eight people sit in chairs in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

Connect with other people in the Sudbury area for conversation, support and good practices. This peer support group meets every Friday on Zoom, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

01 Mar 2024
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm CST
( 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST )
Virtual Coffee Group
Virtual
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two people sitting at a table drinking coffee

Join us every Friday for a virtual meet up in the prairies with a friendly bunch of people looking to connect with others across the country! Make new connections and find friendships and enjoyable conversation. The focus is on a positive, inclusive, and safe support network of people who have experienced sight loss. Everyone is welcome. This group meets on Zoom every Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Central Time.

03 Mar 2024
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Old Time Radio – A blast from the past!
Virtual
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Image of a microphone placed in a recording studio.

Join host Kelly MacDonald as he shares a blast from the past! Listen to all the old radio shows that made the genre so popular. Everything from mystery, comedy, westerns and holiday specific shows. Sit back and enjoy! First and third Sunday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

04 Mar 2024
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Let's Get Gardening
Virtual
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A small garden lined with potted plants on a shelf.

If you have a green thumb (or you'd like to have one), then this gardening discussion group is for you! We swap success stories, talk about our favorite plants, and generally 'dish the dirt' on all things horticultural. For all levels of garden enthusiasts. Whether you patio or container garden, or have lots of gardening space, the time in this group will just buzz by. Let's Get Gardening meets on Zoom, every Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

04 Mar 2024
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Curiosity Corner: Thomas Quain, Director of Gardeners Planet
Virtual
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Photo of a man wearing a leather jacket

Thomas Quain is an Irish filmmaker and in the middle of finishing off post production on his second feature film Gardeners Planet! Thomas is the writer and director and excited to talk to CNIB! Join us the first Monday, March 4, 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be provided after registering. 

04 Mar 2024
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm NST
( 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST )
Story Corner
Virtual
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A book cracked opened wide on a table with an illustration of magical stars rising out of the book pages.

Sit back and enjoy several stories from the well-known Chicken Soup books! A volunteer will be reading a selection of interesting and enjoyable short stories. Story Corner runs on Zoom on the first Monday of every month from 7 to 8 p.m. Newfoundland Time.

04 Mar 2024
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Accessible Yoga
Virtual
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A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

Accessible yoga for most skill levels from the comfort of your home. Check out accessible yoga if you are looking for a classic yoga class with descriptive prompts. Designed for people with vision loss, the instructor will verbally walk you through all the poses and movements. Please bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water, and your breath!  Accessible Yoga runs on Zoom every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time. 

04 Mar 2024
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Let's Talk Cooking – Winter Session
Virtual
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A carton of eggs. A whisk sits on a recipe book

Love cooking or would love to know more about cooking? Join this group to share ideas, tips, tricks and the joy of cooking and baking! Let's Talk Cooking meets on Zoom, every Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

04 Mar 2024
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Bi-Weekly Youth Ukulele Club
Virtual
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A Ukulele rests on the floor.

The ukulele is a fun way to start your musical journey if you have never played a stringed instrument before. Learn at your own pace in this bi-weekly exploration of fundamentals that will include ukulele basics, finger positioning, playing chords, reading tabs and chord charts, strumming patterns, and performing simple songs. This is a beginner level program. Spots are very limited and parents and registrants are required to attend a short interview before acceptance. Instruments will be provided to successful applicants. 

04 Mar 2024
3:45 pm to 4:30 pm PST
( 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm EST )
Music for Kids – Monday Session
Virtual
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An illustration of two music notes.

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!  This group runs on Zoom, every Monday from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time.

05 Mar 2024
1:00 am to 2:30 pm EST
The Round Table
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

The Round Table is a Hamilton based group offering friendly conversation and encouragement. It is designed for individuals who are blind or low vision to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances. Meetings will tie in good practices, information, discussions, caring and support. The Round Table meets on Zoom every Tuesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, with one in-person meeting every month. 

05 Mar 2024
9:00 am to 10:00 am EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Coffee Break
Virtual
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White mug sitting on a wood table. The mug has a smiley face on it.

Join us for conversation, laughter, and a chance to reminisce about your favourite CNIB Lake Joe memories. Pour yourself a coffee, tea, or beverage of choice, login and connect with your friends from Lake Joe. Coffee Break meets every Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be provided after registering. 

05 Mar 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am AST
( 9:00 am to 10:00 am EST )
Tuesday Zoom Coffee and Chat
Virtual
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A coffee cup sits on a table.

The informal coffee chat group is a chance to socialize and meet new people. It is a very warm and welcoming group of regulars and newcomers. The Tuesday Zoom Coffee and Chat group meets on Zoom every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Atlantic Time. 

05 Mar 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
Eastern Canada Social Meet Up
Virtual
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A group of five people sit in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

Are you craving that social interaction you normally get from going for coffee with friends ? We are here to keep the virtual conversation going post pandemic! Since we've gotten to know each other, lets stay connected and share some good news stories, discuss practical tips and successes with others living with vision loss. The Eastern Canada Social group meets on Zoom, every Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time.

05 Mar 2024
10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
Toronto Friendly Chat Group – Waitlist
In Person

CNIB GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

If you are in the Kitchener/Waterloo area and are looking for conversation, support and good practices, please sign up for our waitlist. This group will meet in-person and virtually.

05 Mar 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Tech Drop-in Session
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Are you having challenges with using your technology or do you simply have questions about something new? Join this discussion group with others with sight loss where we share ideas and experiences that might be helpful. Many heads are better than one! The technology drop-in session meets on Zoom, the first and third Tuesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time

05 Mar 2024
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Ontario North Connex
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

This is a virtual peer support group aimed at connecting participants all across the North region. Topics will vary from confidence building, technology, adjusting to vision loss.  Ontario North Connex meets on Zoom biweekly on Tuesday from 3 to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering.  

05 Mar 2024
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm PST
( 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm EST )
Music for Kids – Tuesday Session
Virtual
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An illustration of two music notes.

Music Therapist Erin Koop hosts weekly sessions on Zoom for children and youth participants across the country. These interactive sessions are filled with songs, stories, and more!  Get ready to make some music!  This group runs on Zoom, every Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Pacific Time. 

05 Mar 2024
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm EST
Chair Yoga
Virtual
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A woman sits on a yoga mat and reaches for her toes to stretch.

Chair yoga is a good option for anyone with injuries or with mobility issues. You will need comfortable clothing and a sturdy chair without arms or armrests for this class. Techniques include breath work, gentle movement with repetition, postures, sitting meditation and relaxation. No experience required. Chair Yoga runs on Zoom every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

05 Mar 2024
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm AST
( 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST )
Tech Talk Online
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Come join us, your hosts Kevin, David and Brian, as we resume the widely popular – Tech Talk Tuesday. In these hour-long, weekly Zoom sessions we will discuss accessible technology as well as its practical application in every day life. You don’t need to know a lot about technology: you can just listen if you like. The group consists of beginners as well as advanced users of accessible technology. All questions and ideas are welcomed. Tech Talk Online meets on Zoom every Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. Atlantic Time.

05 Mar 2024
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Listening Party
Virtual
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A young woman wears headphones and listens to music.

Join fellow music-lovers to listen together, and share stories. Every month, we'll consider music on a specific theme. Participants are invited to submit up to three songs, either a YouTube link or just title and artist. We'll listen to as many selections as we can, leaving time for conversation between.  The Listening Party meets on Zoom, the First Tuesday of every month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering.

05 Mar 2024
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Scribes and Sorcerers Youth Fantasy Book Club
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Youth ages 10-16 who enjoy fantasy authors, past and present who have entertained us with tales of wizards, warriors, magic, and mystery are encouraged to join this monthly group!

We will discuss some familiar books and authors and hopefully learn about many new ones. This program will also give participants the chance to chat about the characters and storylines they love in a fun and inclusive environment where the magic will be in sharing their ideas and insights!

Come along for a fun and collaborative ride. Apply soon to avoid disappointment as space is limited.

Scribes and Sorcerers meets over Zoom on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering. 

05 Mar 2024
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Campfire
Virtual
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A campfire on a sandy beach.

Join us for a virtual Lake Joe campfire with traditional campfire songs and stories. Fun for all ages!

05 Mar 2024
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm EST
Shared Visions – Creative Arts Meetup
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Join this monthly professional development and awareness session and learn about other part-time, full-time, or freelance artists and performers who experience low vision and blindness. Sessions will rotate guest speakers in the areas of music, performing arts and theatre or visual/tactile arts. Attendees will meet virtually via Zoom on the first Tuesday of each month from 7:30 p.m.  to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

05 Mar 2024
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Karaoke & Talent Show
Virtual
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Young woman wearing headphones singing into a microphone

Karaoke is like an instant party...let's belt out some tunes together. Join us on Tuesdays, 8-9 p.m. Eastern Time. Zoom information will be provided after registering. 

06 Mar 2024
9:00 am to 10:00 am EST
CNIBLakeJoe@Home: Music and More
Virtual
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Man seated in front of an open laptop playing guitar

Get your creative juices flowing as we put your song ideas to music. Join us on Wednesdays, 9-10 a.m. Eastern Time.

06 Mar 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am EST
The Bookends Book Club
Virtual
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a blue book with headphones resting on top.

If you love books, this group is for you! This group features guest authors as well as weeks where a different genre or theme are picked. People read their choice of book on the theme and come ready to discuss. It's a great way to build your reading list and learn about what others are reading and the technology they use to access their books. The Bookends Book Club meets on Zoom, every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern Time.

06 Mar 2024
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Coffee Club – Thunder Bay Area
In Person

CNIB Thunder Bay
229 Camelot Street
Thunder Bay ON P7A 4B2
Canada

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A cup sits on a table filled with an artisan cappuccino and foaming milk

Connecting people with vision loss from Thunder Bay and across Northwestern Ontario for social interaction, information sharing, supporting one another and camaraderie. The Thunder Bay Coffee Club meets at CNIB Thunder Bay on the first Wednesday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

06 Mar 2024
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST
Gratitude Group
In Person

CNIB London Community Hub
171 Queens Ave Suite 101
London ON N6A 5J7
Canada

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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Join us for a 4-week program focusing on the positivity and the gratitude we have in our lives. Each week we'll dive into thought provoking questions that will make us think about the awesome moments around us. Gratitude Group meets at the CNIB London Community Hub every Wednesday (February 7 to March 20) from  1 to 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

06 Mar 2024
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Madcap Wednesdays With Friends
In Person

CNIB London Hub
171 Queens Ave Suite 101
London ON N6A5J7
Canada

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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Join us the 1st and 3rd Wednesday at the London Community Hub from 2- 3pm. Whether it's trivia, games, cards, or even axe throwing, the skies the limit!

06 Mar 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Brampton Guitar/Ukulele Lessons
In Person

CNIB Brampton Community Hub
7700 Hurontario St #400A
Brampton ON L6Y 4M3
Canada

A man strums on a guitar.
A man strums on a guitar.

If your interested in learning how to play the guitar or or ukulele, or even just advance your skills, these lessons are here for you! Each lesson will be 30 minutes. You are welcome to bring your own guitar/ukulele, and one will be available if needed.

06 Mar 2024
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Sudbury Peer Group – Virtual
Virtual
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A support group of eight people sit in chairs in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This peer support group is intended to allow participants that reside in the Sudbury area to meet and engage virtually. This peer support group meets on Zoom, the first Wednesday of every month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Eastern.

06 Mar 2024
2:30 pm to 3:30 pm CST
( 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST )
Saskatchewan and Manitoba Indigenous Peer Support Group
Virtual
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A support group of eight people sit in chairs in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

This program is designed for blind or partially sighted indigenous individuals who are wanting to connect with others who are experiencing similar circumstances in a safe and comfortable setting. Participants will have the opportunity to help choose various topics this group would like to discuss each session as well as have the option to share ideas, suggestions, stories, worries, etc. with the group. This Saskatchewan and Manitoba Indigenous Peer Support Group meets on Zoom, the first and third Wednesday of every month from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Central Time.

06 Mar 2024
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm EST
Gentle Yoga
Virtual
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A woman kneels on a yoga mat and stretches in a downward dog pose.

This class is designed for all level yogis. Relaxed pace to release anxiety and calm the body. Students will be guided into meditation, breathing techniques, yoga poses and relaxation. Please bring a yoga mat, a blanket, a big towel and an open mind to learn something new! Gentle Yoga runs on Zoom every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. 

06 Mar 2024
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm NST
( 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST )
Music and Friends
Virtual
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Keyboard in all the colors of the rainbow.

Come together to discuss different types of music you have to listen to. Depending on if you are getting started for the day or if you are looking to boost your spirit, talk about what song helps you during these times and learn about songs that help your peers! Music and Friends runs on Zoom on the first Wednesday of every month from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time.

06 Mar 2024
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm EST
Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children
Virtual
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An illustration of a smiling sunshine icon outlined in a black paintbrush style design with yellow accents.

Children of all ages across the country are welcome to participate in our live reading series Read Aloud to Me. Join us every Wednesday as experienced volunteers give life to picture books, chapter books and short stories. While stories chosen are geared to participants between the ages of 7 to 12, anyone who would enjoy listening is welcome. Read Aloud to Me: Stories for Children meets every Wednesday on Zoom from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

06 Mar 2024
7:00 pm to 7:30 pm EST
Zoom Room for Kids
Virtual
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A young child sits at a desktop computer. The computer screen displays a Zoom call.

The Zoom Zoom Room is growing up, and is now called the Zoom Room for Kids! Children ages 6-10 and older, non-verbal participants are invited to join us as we use music to build our social skills. Each session will be all about the special things going on that month. Make sure to come regularly, because each session you will work as a team to create your own special song. Certified music therapist Melissa Murphy will also have lots of songs and stories to share that are perfect for singing and dancing along. We can’t wait to meet you! Zoom Room for Kids​​​​​​​ meets every Wednesday from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Zoom.

07 Mar 2024
10:30 am to 12:30 pm NST
( 9:00 am to 11:00 am EST )
Coffee Time
Virtual
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A coffee cup sits on a table.

This is a virtual group that gets together every Thursday morning for a general group conversation. There is no planned topic of conversation but it is kept positive and light! Coffee Group runs on Zoom every Thursday from 10:30 to 12:30 p.m. Newfoundland Time

07 Mar 2024
10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
St. Thomas Friendly Chat Group – Waitlist
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

If you are in the St. Thomas area and are looking for conversation, support and good practices, please sign up for our waitlist. This group will meet in person.

07 Mar 2024
10:30 am to 11:30 am EST
Kitchener-Waterloo Friendly Chat Group – Waitlist
Virtual
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A person sits in a group circle. Their hands are clasped in their lap.

If you are in the Kitchener/Waterloo area and are looking for conversation, support and good practices, please sign up for our waitlist. This group will meet in-person and virtually.

07 Mar 2024
11:00 am to 4:00 pm EST
Computer Keyboard Coaching
In Person

CNIB GTA Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

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A laptop computer sits on top of a work-from-home kitchen table environment.

Mastery of the computer keyboard is essential for anyone using a computer, especially for someone using a screen reader. With this in mind, we are now offering weekly keyboarding coaching sessions at the CNIB Community Hub on Thursday's.

07 Mar 2024
11:00 am to 1:00 pm EST
Richmond Hill VIP
Virtual
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A support group of eight people sit in chairs in a circle and engage in lively conversation.

Understanding, support, mentorship and advice when you need it most. Struggling with the emotional challenges of sight loss? We're here for you. This is a peer support group in Richmond Hill led by volunteer, Miriam Salah. This peer support group meets on the first Thursday of every month from  11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

07 Mar 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am MST
( 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST )
Western Social Meet Up
Virtual
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A woman holds an iPhone to her ear and listens intently to a private conversation.

Join us for our weekly social meet up group. We’ll get to know each other, share some good news stories, and socialize. The Western Social Meet Up meets every Thursday on Zoom from 10 to 11 a.m. Mountain Time. Zoom information will be shared after registering.

07 Mar 2024
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST
Introduction to Android Accessibility (Afternoon)
Virtual
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An illustration of a smartphone outlined in a black paintbrush style design. A dash of yellow paint appears on the phone.

Want to get the most out of your new android smartphone or tablet? Android's smart devices are full of handy accessibility features, from magnification to screen reading! CNIB SmartLife is hosting a series where we show you what you can do with your device and customize it for your unique needs. We’ll explain what the different parts of the Phone and tablet do, introduce you to the interface, showcase accessibility features to empower you, and teach you about Google Assistant, your voice-controlled assistant! Each week, we’ll take on a different topic. Every Thursday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. or 7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time.